Sudan expels French medical aid group

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Sudan has ordered a French medical aid agency out of South Darfur state, accusing the organization of supporting rebel forces and for releasing what it called false rape reports against forces loyal to the Khartoum government, according to state-run media.
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King: Bahrain to probe deaths, study reforms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A second man has died from clashes in Bahrain, the country\'s interior ministry said, as the man participated in the funeral procession of a protester killed during recent unrest in the country.
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Amanda Knox's parents accused of libeling Italian police

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The parents of Amanda Knox, an American convicted of murdering her British roommate in 2007, were indicted Tuesday for allegedly libeling police in Perugia, Italy, in an interview in London\'s The Sunday Times, Italy\'s ANSA news agency reported.
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Egypt's military plans for constitutional referendum

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As Egypt marks a public holiday Tuesday to commemorate Prophet Mohammed\'s birthday, the county\'s Interior Ministry is trying to connect with the public through Facebook -- a social networking site some credit with helping topple a regime of almost 30 years.
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President defends budget; leaves Medicare & Social Security to lawmakers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Defending his new budget as one of "tough choices," President Barack Obama said Tuesday that more difficult decisions about the nation's biggest expenses - Medica..
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Obama urges Pakistan to free jailed U.S. diplomat

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged Pakistan to release a jailed U.S. diplomat accused of killing two people, warning his prosecution could endanger the \"important principle\" of diplomatic immunity.
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Amazon residents win $8.64 billion ruling against Chevron

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A judge in Ecuador this week awarded $8.64 billion to Ecuadorian residents of the Amazon who had sued Chevron for years of crude oil pollution, but both sides said Tuesday they will appeal the verdict.
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People power in Mideast, North Africa

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Bolstered by events in Tunisia and Egypt, popular uprising has taken root in a part of the world where it hasn\'t been a part of the trajectory of change. On the Prophet Mohammed\'s birthday, parts of the Muslim world were on fire, with people clamoring for change. FULL STORY | UNREST BY COUNTRY | VIDEO
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Mubarak loyalist becomes Egypt's transition leader

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

CAIRO (AP) - A U.S. diplomatic cable reported that the defense minister was known as "Mubarak's poodle," a derisive reference to his unswerving loyalty to the former authoritarian ..
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Obama lauds Medal of Freedom recipients

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama recognized a former president, a basketball legend and a civil rights hero Tuesday among the 15 recipients of the Medal of Freedom. During ..
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A new report finds the president has broad authority to continue easing sanctions against Cuba without violating the congressionally mandated U.S. embargo.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

MIAMI- A new report finds the president has broad authority to continue easing sanctions against Cuba without violating the congressionally mandated U.S. embargo. The report releas..
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Gov. removes Pa. workers in abortion clinic probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett says he's removing a number of state employees as a result of an investigation into a Philadelphia abortion clinic where a doct..
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Calif. stores face lawsuits after ZIP code ruling

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - More than a dozen national retail chains operating in California have been hit with lawsuits since the state Supreme Court ruled it's illegal for clerks to ask..
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Guantanamo Bay detainee pleads guilty to terror charges

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A Guantanamo Bay detainee held since 2002 pleaded guilty Tuesday to terror charges at a military commission hearing, the Defense Department said.
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Privacy issues in cyberspace

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Recently, a new bill was introduced in congress. The "do not track list" would in theory help keep your social network information, private. So what information ..
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World Bank: Food prices at "dangerous levels"

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - World Bank President Robert Zoellick says global food prices have hit "dangerous levels" that could contribute to political instability, push millions of people i..
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Home Depot to add more than 60,000 seasonal jobs

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ATLANTA (AP) - Home Depot Inc. will hire more than 60,000 seasonal workers to help with its busy spring season. The world's biggest home improvement retailer says it will fill the ..
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Obama pushes drive for medical malpractice reforms

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - Administration officials say President Barack Obama wants states to rewrite their medical malpractice laws to cut down on wasteful tests doctors perform because t..
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Veterans say rape cases mishandled

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

WASHINGTON (AP) - A group of U.S. veterans who say they were raped and abused by their comrades want to force the Pentagon to change how it handles such cases.  More than a do..
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US government to defend tactics in WikiLeaks probe

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Danielle Koleniak

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Government lawyers will be in court Tuesday to defend some of their tactics in a criminal investigation of leaks of secret documents by the WikiLeaks website..
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